Oracle Press Release

Oracle Launches PeopleSoft Enterprise Financials and Supply Chain Management 9.1

Enhancements in Financials and Supply Chain Management Help Reduce Operational Costs, Increase Productivity and Improve Compliance

Redwood Shores, Calif. – November 19, 2009

News Facts

To help organizations accelerate business performance, increase user productivity and lower the cost of ownership, Oracle today announced the availability of Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Financials and Supply Chain Management 9.1.
This latest release was developed with feedback from more than 150 customers, and offers a broad range of new features and solutions.
This release contains significant enhancements across all of the major product areas including Financials, Supplier Relationship Management (Procurement), Enterprise Service Automation (Projects), Supply Chain and Asset Lifecycle Management solutions.

Complete, Robust Solution for Financials and Supply Chain Management

PeopleSoft Financials 9.1 helps organizations achieve world-class finance processes by dramatically improving the period close, maximizing cash and reducing liabilities, and further automating compliance and financial control.
PeopleSoft Supplier Relationship Management 9.1 expands procurement control by enforcing procurement policies, engaging internal stakeholders, and extending supplier management programs.
PeopleSoft Supply Chain Management 9.1 optimizes processing across the entire supply chain by enabling increased efficiency of order capture and returns, accelerated fulfillment and logistics execution, and improved operational coordination.
PeopleSoft Enterprise Service Automation 9.1 supports full project lifecycle management with tools to enforce fiscal discipline, advanced support for complex Public Sector, Research, Staffing, and Government Contracting industry functions, and new data management facilities to simplify enterprise integration and growth.
PeopleSoft Asset Lifecycle Management 9.1 optimizes capital infrastructure decisions and helps reduce equipment downtime with new analytics, streamlined asset and lease accounting and configurable alerts to detect and resolve asset-related issues proactively.

Benefits of PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management 9.1

Improved Productivity – This latest release of PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management drives increased user effectiveness with Web 2.0 functionality that helps companies connect and service their workforce using new engagement and collaboration tools, and offers workbenches, dashboards, and embedded analytics.
Accelerated Business Performance – PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management 9.1 helps users execute end-to-end business processes through integrated solutions and assists them in meeting industry specific requirements with industry tailored offerings, addressing today’s business needs with functionally deep and complete applications.
Lower Cost of Ownership – PeopleSoft 9.1 is built on Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise PeopleTools 8.50, the PeopleSoft Enterprise technology platform, which offers a highly-flexible development environment for customers to manage, customize, integrate and support their PeopleSoft applications. Compatible with previous application releases, PeopleTools 8.50 can reduce the total cost of ownership by providing customers valuable enhancements without requiring an upgrade to core Financials and Supply Chain Management applications. In addition PeopleSoft 9.1 helps achieve cost effective interoperability using the Oracle® Application Integration Architecture and expanded Web services.

Supporting Quotes

“PeopleSoft 9.1 has done a tremendous job at improving employee productivity. With the many new features related to the user experience, it builds on the already strong user interface and offers a more intuitive and enhanced experience that will greatly benefit our users,” said Patrick Wells, ERP Technical Lead, Kentucky Community & Technical College System.
“This release of PeopleSoft Enterprise Financials and Supply Chain Management helps companies operate more efficiently, saving time and money,” said Paco Aubrejuan, Oracle’s vice president and general manager of PeopleSoft. “We developed PeopleSoft 9.1 based on feedback from customers and have responded to their needs by adding functionality that helps them improve financial processes and better manage their supply chains.”

Supporting Resources

Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Financials and Supply Chain Management 9.1

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